"I suffered from a mild case of postpartum depression after my second child and the physical challenge of maintaining an overnight shift at CBS, a marriage, and two in diapers made the symptoms worse and everyone in the house paid the price."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Mika Brzezinski on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Mika Brzezinski on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Mika Brzezinski on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Mika Brzezinski on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Mika Brzezinski on James C. Dobson
"I was fired at the pinnacle of my career, on my 39th birthday. And in the year that followed, I learned that there are many psychological phases of being 'let go.'"
"I try my best to be extremely disciplined about my diet."
"I realize that of all people, I am no expert on parenting or marriage."
"For many women, going back to work a few months after having a baby is overwhelming and unmanageable. As strange as it may seem, things get even more difficult for a working mom after the second and third baby arrive. By that time, the romance of being a modern 'superwoman' wears off and reality sets in."
"I am up at 3:30, reading the op-ed pages and getting ready to be on the air by 6 A.M. on the set of 'Morning Joe,' and after three hours of TV and two hours on the radio, it is only 12 noon."